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. the green crab decimated fisheries and altered the local environment here. >> reporter: in the mississippi river, asian carp wipe out native fish. in the great lakes, zebra mussels are the problem. today, the challenge, contain invasive species before they get out of control. >> this problem is extremely serious and can cause environmental harm, economic harm, and harm even to human health. we're talking about over $100 billion worth of damage to the u.s. economy every year. >> reporter: for now, it's unclear what, if any damage, will occur in the pacific northwest. but tonight the experts don't like what they see. miguel almaguer, nbc news, san francisco. >>> when we come back, a big birthday for the first lady, though not the big one. and she celebrates with a new look. ♪ chances are, you're not made of money, so don't overpay for motorcycle insurance. geico, see how much you could save. >>> american airlines known by that instantly recognizable aa logo for so many years is tonight a little less recognizable because they have changed their look. in a big rollout campaign with accompany
. it allterred the local environment here. >> reporter: in the mississippi river, asi carp wipe out nati native fish. in the great lakes, zebra mussels are the problem. today, the challenge, contain invasive species before they get out of control. >> this problem is extremely serious and can cause environmental harm, economic harm, and harm even to human health. we're talking about over $100 billion worth of damage to the u.s. economy every year. >> reporter: for now, it's unclear what, if any damage, will occur in the pacific northwest. but tonight the experts don't like what they see. miguel almaguer, nbc news, san francisco. >>> when we come back, a big birthday for the first lady, though not the big one. and she celebrates with a new look. ♪ [ male announcer ] how do you make 70,000 trades a second... ♪ reach one customer at a time? ♪ or help doctors turn billions of bytes of shared information... ♪ into a fifth anniversary of remission? ♪ whatever your business challenge, dell has the technology and services to help you solve it. a body at rest tends to stay at rest... while a bo
, at huge cost to both the environment and economy says energy expert kirit parikh. he traces the problem to policies that never really took into account the cost of power and gave it away to some consumers >> we started out with saying farmers should get cheap and free electricity. this was 30 years ago when we wanted farmers to really adopt more modern technologies, it was considered a good way to promote green revolution. >> reporter: power was distributed cheaply or free to farmers and other groups who's votes politicians courted. little effort was made to meter it. that prompted many people to hook themselves up, illegally. parikh says a third of all power is stolen off the grid. >> of the generated electricity is not charged to anyone. >> reporter: with little new money coming in, public utilities haven't been able to expand capacity or to buy enough fuel like coal or natural gas-- both in short supply anyway. power must be rationed but some regions overdraw their allotment. that can cause the system to shut down, or as it did last year collapse. but power failures are just the tip
've reported on this at capitol file magazine. great for people who love the environment, celebrating the efforts of the people in the last four years in the energy and environmental sector. that's supposed to be a great party, too. >> something for everybody? >> something for everybody. >> what we want to know, also, besides that great information, the celebrities coming in town. we don't really get it that often. it's new york, l.a. what about us? it's our turn. >> we're getting celebrities. we do get a few with some of the movie premiers. "argo" recently. beyonce, she'll be here. people are really excited about that. she's set to do the national anthem at the inauguration. lots of people will be tuning in. katy perry is in town. the cast of "glee" for all the people who watch that show. kelly clarkson will perform. the list goes on. eva longoria will be here as well. >> showing james taylor, too. taking us back, like we saw aretha franklin perform that famous hat that's now on display at the museum somewhere, so star power is the same, it's just maybe a little bit smaller as far as
Search Results 0 to 9 of about 10 (some duplicates have been removed)